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Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG)

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG) licensure program at UNCP will prepare candidates to teach students with academic and/or intellectual gifts in the K-12 environment. Completers are eligible for the add-on AIG license. The program's focus is designed to provide candidates with the latest knowledge of theory and practice and to prepare highly trained teachers to utilize these theories and practices in working with AIG students.

LEVELS OFFERED

Initial Licensure Add-On Undergraduate Program:

The AIG Program will offer an add-on initial license at the undergraduate level. This four-course (Twelve credit hours as stipulated by state standards for AIG Programs) licensure program may be taken as an add-on licensure post-baccalaureate undergraduate program. Candidates who hold a current North Carolina or who are working on a license in any area are eligible for the program. Application to Teacher Education Program and a Plan of Study is required to participate in Add-On Licensure.  The following paperwork must be submitted to the School of Education Licensure Office for a plan of study:

  • Plan of Study Request Form
  • Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program Form
  • CPL Data Form
  • Principal Recommendation Form (if applicable)
  • Official college/university transcripts

COORDINATOR

Karen Granger, Program Coordinator

AIG Add-On Licensure

Office: Education Center, Room 135
Phone: 910.521.6448
Email: karen.granger@uncp.edu

 

PROGRAM GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

The goal of the AIG Program is to prepare effective and qualified professionals who provide research-validated instruction and behavior supports students identified as AIG. The following are the objectives for the undergraduate AIG Program.

  • the ability to articulate a defensible rationale for gifted education;
  • an awareness of the historical foundations of gifted education;
  • an understanding of the characteristics and needs of the gifted;
  • an understanding of the influence of family, community, and culture on the identification of and service for diverse gifted students;
  • an awareness of service delivery options for gifted students;
  • a clear understanding of federal, state, and local laws and guidelines for gifted education;
  • the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate learning experiences for gifted students;
  • the ability to appropriately manage the learning environment for gifted students;
  • an understanding of program design/program evaluation in gifted education; and
  • the ability to serve as an advocate in support of gifted education.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Number Course Title Semester Offered Semester Hours

SED 3050

Introduction to Gifted Education (prereq for all courses)

Fall

3

SED 4060

Differentiating Instruction for the Gifted Summer II

3

SED 4830

Methods and Models of Gifted Education Spring

3

SED 4840

Trends and Issues in Gifted Education/Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Students Summer I

3

 

Updated: July 25, 2012

 
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